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Jacob Riis

Program Dir. & Host, Nordic Game

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Program director and CCO at Nordic Game, as well as founder and host of the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC).

Learn more about Nordic Game at nordicgame.com.

About Jacob's Sessions

Welcome to Funky Friday

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  Nordic Game hosts Jacob Riis and Thor Myrdal, with guest hosts Julie Heyde from Flatponies and Thomas Bense from Pixel.tv, present the exciting final day program of NG21 Autumn featuring the entertaining and unexpected with a game-curious public joining the online fun.

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Fireside Chat with Asobo Studio’s Kevin Choteau

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  Asobo Studio game director Kevin Choteau talks with Nordic Game’s Jacob Riis about creating and designing A Plague Tale: Innocence.

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Narrative Insights with Antony Johnston

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  Being a New York Times bestselling author who moved into video games, Dead Space was Antony’s first video game – and it redefined the genre. He recently returned to survival horror to write the sublime Resident Evil Village. In this online “fireside chat” with Nordic Game’s Jacob Riis, Antony shares insights into his work […]

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NGDC Season V Grand Final

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  The fifth season grand final of the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC), hosted by Jacob Riis. The NGDC Season V Grand Finals mark the conclusion of the NGDC’s latest season, with talented game developers competing in pitching contests at NGDC partner events all over the world since last December. NGDC Season V is sponsored […]

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NG21 Wrap-Up & NG22 Preview

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  Join NG21 Autumn hosts Jacob Riis and Thor Myrdal in the studio with Tarja Porkka-Kontturi and Emmi Hattunen joining remotely, as they wrap-up the fall edition of NG21 and look forward to our return to Slagthuset in Malmö for NG22 Spring, both online and in the venue, on 17-20 May.

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Welcome to NG21 Autumn: Day 2

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  “Good morning!” from NG21 Autumn hosts Jacob Riis and Thor Myrdal in the studio with Tarja Porkka-Kontturi and Emmi Hattunen joining remotely, featuring guests, tips and tidbits to begin your day with Nordic Game.

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NGDC Season V Semi-Finals

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  The fifth season semi-finals of the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC), hosted by Jacob Riis. The NGDC Season V Grand Finals mark the conclusion of the NGDC’s latest season, with talented game developers competing in pitching contests at NGDC partner events all over the world since last December. NGDC Season V is sponsored by […]

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Unboxing NG21 Autumn

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  Join NG21 Autumn hosts Jacob Riis and Thor Myrdal in the studio with Tarja Porkka-Kontturi and Emmi Hattunen joining remotely, as they kick-off the fall edition of Nordic Game 2021 with a live, guided tour of this November’s speaker program, Nordic Game Discord, MeetToMatch and much more. Expect a few special guests 😉

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Unboxing NG21 May

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  Nordic Game program director Jacob Riis kicks-off NG21 with a live, guided tour of this May’s speaker program, Nordic Game Discord, MeetToMatch and much more. Expect a few special guests 😉

Event NG21 RECORDED 26 MAY
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Welcome to NG21 May: Day 2

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  “Good morning!” from NG21 May host Jacob Riis and guests with some tips and tidbits to begin your day with Nordic Game.

Event NG21 RECORDED 27 MAY
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Nordic Game Awards 2021

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  Always a highlight of the Nordic Game conference, spotlighting the talent of the region’s studios as well as the amazing games they’ve released over the past year. Hosted by Jacob Riis and guests. Presented by Epic Games/Unreal Engine  

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Welcome to NG21 May: Day 3

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  “Good morning!” from NG21 May host Jacob Riis and guests with some tips and tidbits to begin your Friday with Nordic Game.

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